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Journal Therapy

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This course includes:

03:00:00 hours

CPD Accreditation

10 units

Full lifetime access

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Certificate of completion


Learning Outcomes:

  • Develop a fundamental understanding of journal therapy and its benefits.
  • Apply writing to heal techniques to promote personal growth and healing.
  • Evaluate journal therapy as a treatment method for various mental health issues.
  • Understand the foundations of therapeutic writing and how it can be used in counselling.
  • Structure effective journal writing that allows for self-expression and personal reflection.
  • Identify the core themes and content individuals must write about to promote healing.
  • Utilise the Six Windows Model to explore and process challenging emotions in writing.

Course Overview:

Journal Therapy is a powerful tool for self-discovery and healing. This course is designed to introduce learners to the foundational principles of diary Therapy and how it can be used to promote personal growth and healing. Through ten modules, individuals will learn how to structure operational diary writing, identify core themes to explore and utilise varied techniques to work on challenging emotions. This course is ideal for anyone looking to develop their writing practice or research therapeutic writing as a treatment method. It suits individuals who want to explore their emotions, thoughts, and beliefs in a safe and supportive environment. No preceding writing or therapy undergo necessary. Join us on this journey of self-discovery and healing through the power of journaling.

Course Benefits:

Journal Therapy can help individuals explore and process their emotions, thoughts, and beliefs in a safe and supportive environment. This course will teach students how to use writing as a tool for personal growth and healing. By the end of this course, learners will gain a fundamental understanding of Journal Therapy and its benefits and develop a personal writing practice that promotes self-reflection and exploration. They will utilise therapeutic writing techniques to process challenging emotions and experiences. They will understand the Six Windows Model and how it can be used to explore emotions and behaviours. They can apply writing to take control of their lives and careers and identify the differences between therapeutic and creative journaling.

Career Path:

  • Therapist - Use journal therapy techniques in counselling to promote healing and self-discovery.
  • Life Coach - Utilize journal writing to help clients identify and achieve their goals.
  • Writer - Use therapeutic writing techniques to explore emotions and experiences in creative writing.
  • Social Worker - Incorporate journal therapy into treatment plans to promote healing and personal growth.
  • Teacher - Use journal writing as a tool for self-reflection and personal growth in the classroom.
  • Personal Development Coach - Teach clients how to use writing to explore their emotions and beliefs and promote personal growth.
Course content

Journal Therapy

01: Introduction to Journal Therapy


02: Writing to Heal


03: Journal Therapy as a Treatment Method


04: Foundations of Therapeutic Writing


05: Structure of Journal Writing


06: What People Need to Write


07: The Six Windows Model


08: Writing to Help You Take Control of Your Own Life


09: Therapeutic vs Creative Journaling


10: Journaling for a Better Career and Self


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